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ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE
The biggest and largest tendon in the body is called the Achilles tendon. It connects calf muscles to the heel bone which is used for walking, running and jumping. This rupture is most common in sportsmen. The tearing of the tendon fibers in the tendon is a rupture which will not allow it to perform its normal function. The person will not be able to run, climb stairs or stand on toes.
HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosing an Achilles Tendon rupture depends on physical examination of the injured lower leg by the orthopaedic. A swelling or tenderness will tell your doctor about the rupture. The doctor might even ask for an MRI or X-ray to know whether the rupture if partial or complete.
HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE TREATED?
The doctor decides between surgical and nonsurgical treatments depending upon the type of rupture.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are no minerals, nutrients, herbs or vitamins to treat Achilles tendon injury. An ignored or delayed tendency only worsens the recovery. A person who undergoes a non-surgical treatment should be very careful as there are higher chances of recurrence of injury as compared to the surgical therapy. People should be aware of proper warming up skills before any exercise.